雷聲大,雨點小

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Chinese[edit]

(surname); thunder
 
sound; voice; (a measure word, used for sounds); tone; noise
 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
rain
 
point; dot; (decimal) point; o'clock; (measure word))
 
small; tiny; few; young
trad. (雷聲大,雨點小)
simp. (雷声大,雨点小)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: loud thunder but small raindrops

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

雷聲大,雨點小

  1. much said but little done